Date: Winter 2002
v. 29, no. 2
The following titles have been selected from materials added
to the NLS reference collections during the fall 2001.
Entries are arranged according to subject headings developed
and used by the NLS Reference Section for its collections.
Wherever possible, prices of publications have been
included. Full publishers' addresses are included when they
are not readily obtainable through libraries and bookstores.
Items marked with an asterisk are especially recommended for
basic reference collections in libraries serving visually
and physically handicapped readers.
__Requests for materials listed should be sent directly to
the publishers or sources cited with each entry. Items are
not available from NLS unless specifically indicated.__
Assistive Devices for Use with Personal Computers see
COMPUTERS AND PEOPLE WITH VISUAL
Resource directory for older people. Bethesda, MD: National
Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health,
2001. 111p. Free. [NIH publication no. 01-738]. (Office
of Communications and Public Liaison, Building 31, Room
5C37, 31 Center Drive, MSC 2292, 20892-2292). Also
available on the Internet at
Caregiver resources abound on the Internet. Connections,
v. 9, Nov. 2001: 1-3.
Section 508 and you. Silver Spring, MD: Government
Computer News, 2001. 16p. [booklet]. Free. (8601
Georgia Avenue, Suite 300, 20910).
ATTITUDES TOWARD BLIND PEOPLE
Candela, Anthony R. I'm blind, not deaf! Braille forum,
v. 40, Oct. 2001: 43-53.
Koenig, Alan J., and Margaret C. Robinson. Online
instruction in braille code skills for preservice
teachers. Journal of visual impairment and blindness,
v. 95, Sept. 2001: 543-557.
BRAILLE WRITING EQUIPMENT--ELECTRONIC
* Taylor, Anne. Choosing your braille embosser. Braille
monitor, v. 44, Oct. 2001:
COMPUTERS AND PEOPLE WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS
* How to create accessible Adobe PDF files. San Jose, CA:
Adobe Systems Inc.,2001. 28p. [booklet]. Free.
Also available on the
Internet at <http://access.adobe.com/booklet.html>.
* Library of Congress. National Library Service for the
Blind and Physically Handicapped. Assistive devices for
use with personalcomputers. Compiled by Carol Strauss.
Washington: 2001.34p. Free. Also available on the Internet at
Huebner, Kathleen Mary, and William R. Wiener. Distance
education in 2001. Journal of visual impairment
and blindness, v. 95, Sept. 2001: 517-524.
Riedl, Richard E. Distance learning: as advertised?
Catalyst, v. 18, fall 2001: 3-7.
Wolffe, Karen E. The Hadley School for the Blind: a
pioneer in providing distance education. Journal of
visual impairment and blindness, v. 95, Sept. 2001:
Miner, Rachel Joy-Taub. The experience of living with
and using a dog guide. RE:view, v. 32, winter 2001:
EDUCATION AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES--ACCOMMODATION
Ansley, James. Creating accessible schools. Washington:
National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities,
2000. 12p. Free. [booklet]. (1090 Vermont Avenue NW,
Suite 700, 20005-4905). Also available on the Internet at
EDUCATION AND PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES
Mull, Charlotte, Patricia L. Sitlington, and Sandra
Alper. Postsecondary education for students with learning
disabilities: a synthesis of the literature. Exceptional
children,v. 68, fall 2001: 97-118.
Peters, Thomas A., ed. Special section on "e-books."
Library hi tech, v. 19, no. 4, 2001: 308-399.
EMPLOYMENT AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Rumpel, Fritz. Why Billy got the job. PN/Paraplegia
news, v. 55, Oct 2001: 14-18.
INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT,
Pankaskie, Sara, and Shelly Weiss. Need-to-know changes
in IDEA. Exceptional parent, v. 31, Sept. 2001: 50-
Christensen, Susie. How we work to make the Web speak.
Computers in libraries, v. 21, Oct. 2001: 30-34.
Guenther, Kim. Making your digital library accessible.
Computers in libraries, v. 21, Oct. 2001: 61-63.
Kirkpatrick, Cheryl H., and Catherine Buck Morgan. How
we renovated our library, physically and electronically, for
handicapped patrons. Computers in libraries, v. 21, Oct. 2001
Vaccarella, Bonnie. Finding our way through the maze of
adaptive technology. Computers in libraries, v. 21,
Oct. 2001: 44-47.
Dusling, Kevin, and Mark Uslan. Choosing a screen
magnifier. AccessWorld, v. 2, Nov. 2001: 12-21.
Braverman, Jane. Spinal muscular atrophy: strategies for
living. Exceptional parent, v. 31, Oct. 2001: 94-96,
PARENTS AND BLIND CHILDREN
Troster, Heinrich. Sources of stress in mothers of young
children with visual impairments. Journal of
visual impairment and blindness, v. 95, Oct. 2001: 623-637.
PHYSICIANS WITH DISABILITIES
Wainapel, Stanley. Losing sight, gaining skills: a
doctor's odyssey. Braille monitor, v. 44, Oct. 2001:
RELIGION AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Boswell, Boni B., and others. Disability and
spirituality: a reciprocal relationship with implications for
the rehabilitation process. Journal of
rehabilitation, v. 67, Oct.-Nov.-Dec. 2001: 20-25.
SOCIAL SECURITY PROGRAMS
Brunson, Melanie. Social Security privatization: what's
at stake? Part I. Braille forum, v. 40, Oct. 2001:
TOYS FOR BLIND CHILDREN
Carson, Debbie. Ideas for toys for kids with visual
impairments. Exceptional parent, v. 31, Oct. 2001:
* Guide to toys for children who are blind or visually
impaired, 2002. New York, NY: American Foundation
for the Blind, 2001. 26p. Free. (11 Penn Plaza, Suite
300, 10001). Also available on audiocassette, free.
TOYS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
Toy selections from our toy experts. Exceptional parent,
v. 31, Oct. 2001: 26-29.
VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION AND PEOPLE WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS
Capella, Michele E. Predicting earnings of vocational
rehabilitation clients with visual impairments. Journal
of rehabilitation,v. 67, Oct.-Nov.-Dec. 2001: 43-47.